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Vermont Railroads Collection

Contains items related to Vermont’s railroads and their history from Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives' collections of rare books, historical photos, and ephemera.

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Central Vermont locomotive 5810 on turntable, with repair shop in the background.
Topics: Central Vermont Railway Co., Railroad repair shops, Vermont
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
188 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Annual reports
933 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Law
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 45 with tender with a boxcar and combination car at the Alburg railroad station. There is a baggage cart on the platform and a Central Vermont car on tracks on the other side of the station. The train is west bound and will soon be on the trestle to Rouses Point, New York. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Postcards
143 pages. Includes maps, illustrations, and advertisements. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Vermont, Lake Champlain, Tourism
Vermont Railroads Collection
by Central Vermont Railway Co.
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16 leaves of black and white illustrations with captions to promote tourism to Vermont on the Central Vermont Railroad. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads, Tourism, Vermont
48 pages. Includes maps and illustrations. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Vermont, Lake Champlain, Tourism
27 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Central Vermont Railroad, Annual reports
Vermont Railroads Collection
by Vermont Central Railroad Company
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55 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Central Vermont Railroad, Annual reports
134 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Annual reports
57 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Annual reports
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Northern Vermont Railroad locomotive 50 pulling two Bangor & Arostook Railroad passenger cars and additional passenger cars during a 470 trip in Newport, Vermont in September 1997.
Topics: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company, Locomotives, Vermont
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
Vermont Railroads Collection
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26 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College
Topics: Railroads, Vermont Central Railroad, Middlebury (Vt.)
18 pages.  Includes details of expenses, statistics, etc. This is a digital version of the original printed edition in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont Central Railroad
163 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Annual reports
15 Pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Corruption
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Vermont Railway locomotive 301 on turntable at Burlington yard with onlookers.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Burlington, Turntables (Railroads), Vermont, Burlington
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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9 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Rutland Railroad, Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads
28 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Annual reports
Vermont Railroads Collection
by Vermont. Railroad commissioner.
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100 pages.  Annual report of the railroad commissioner to the General Assembly of the State of Vermont, 1868. This is a digitized version of the original printed item in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College Library.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Vermont and Canada Railroad, Atlantic & St. Lawrence Railroad,...
26 page report includes a map, financial reports and other statistics for the Central Vermont Railway.
Topics: Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Postmarked Oct. 3, 1923. Mailed to B. W. Livingston, 212 Charleston Block, Watertown, NY Train wreck on Sept. 23, 1925 with locomotive on its side and several freight cars jackknifed. Postmarked Oct. 3, 1923 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
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Montpelier & Barre locomotive at Morrisville, Vermont
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Montpelier and Barre Railroad
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
163 pages. 21 cm. This is a digitized version of the original printed item in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College Library.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont Central Railroad, Vermont and Canada Railroad, Atlantic & St. Lawrence...
25 pages.
Topics: Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads
Vermont Railroads Collection
by Vermont. Railroad commissioner.
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61 pages.  Annual report of the railroad commissioner to the General Assembly of the State of Vermont, 1869. This is a digitized version of the original printed item in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College Library.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont Central Railroad, Vermont and Canada Railroad, Atlantic & St. Lawrence...
132 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Annual reports
7 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont and Canada Railroad, Business incorporation
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15 pages. Includes details of expenses, statistics, etc. This is a digital version of the original printed edition in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Western Vermont Railroad
Vermont Railroads Collection
by Central Vermont Railroad
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129 pages, with illustrations and two folded maps. Promotional book for excursions of the Central Vermont Railroad.
Topics: Vermont, Railroads, Tourism, Central Vermont Railroad
56 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont judiciary, Law
24 pages.
Topics: Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads
Vermont Railroads Collection
by Howard Towsley
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Rutland Railroad locomotive 106 on turntable in front of the roundhouse at the Rutland yard, Vermont, with a workman coming out of a small shed.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland, Railroads, Yards, Locomotives
Source: Gift of Steven Mumley
26 page reports includes a map, financial reports and other statistics for the Central Vermont Railway.
Topics: Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads
Rutland Railroad locomotive 405 on bridge in East Wallingford.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, East Wallingford, Railroad bridges, Vermont, East Wallingford
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
Toppled railroad car and flooding at the railroad bridge in Newport, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Postcards
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16 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Western Vermont Railroad, Railroads, Incorporation
8 pages. Includes map. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College
Topics: Railroads, Western Vermont Railroad
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Buildings and facilities of the Vermont Marble Company in Proctor, Vermont, with many slabs of marble on the grounds and several railroad tracks, with box cars on the tracks. Sign "Vermont Marble Co." is on top of a building on the left. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Marble industry and trade, Vermont, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. The Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. The engineer was Harry Palmer and the locomotive was #232. There were 3 fatalities including a 3 month old infant and there were about 60 injuries. The river on the left is the Winooski This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 45 with coal car and freight cars
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Montreal & Boston Express train crossing the bridge over the Connecticut River between Woodsville, New Hampshire and Wells River, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Postcards
8 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Annual reports
25 pages.
Topics: Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. Engineer was Harry Palmer and locomotive was #232. There were 3 fatalities including a 3 month old infant and there were about 60 injuries. The river in the foreground is the Winooski. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
Two workmen are walking through a yard of thousands of cut marble slabs, with buildings in the background. One building has large letters "Monumental Apartment" and there are several flatbed and boxcar railroad cars. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Vermont Marble Company, Marble industry and trade, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. Engineer was Harry Palmer. Locomotive was #232. Three fatalities including a 3 month-old infant. Approximately 60 injuries. The river in the foreground is the Winooski. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
A man is standing behind two harnessed horses in a yard filled with cut marble slabs of various sizes. There are several large structures beyond the marble slabs and there are derrick cranes behind the structures. A railroad boxcar has the letters "D & H C" on its side. A large sign "Vermont Marble Co." appears above the end of one building. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Vermont Marble Company, Marble industry and trade, Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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16 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Annual reports
Birds-eye view of the mills of the Vermont Marble Company in Proctor, Vermont, with hills in the background and railroad tracks in the left foreground. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Vermont Marble Company, Aerial views, Postcards
Buildings of the Vermont Marble Company and many cut marble slabs are in the background, with railroad box cars and two passenger cars on the right side, between buildings. There is a bandstand on a green and several buildings on the left and a canon and bench on a green behind the bandstand. A horse and buggy are in front of one of the buildings on the left. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Vermont Marble Company, Marble industry and trade, Postcards
8 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Rutland Railroad, Central Vermont Railroad
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. The Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. The engineer was Harry Palmer and the locomotive was #232. There were 3 fatalities including a 3 month old infant and there were about 60 injuries. The river in the background is the Winooski This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
Washed out railroad bridge over the Otter Creek in Proctor, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Postcards
Railroad tracks of the North Adams Street Railway tracks running through the countryside near Bennington, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. The Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. The engineer was Harry Palmer and the locomotive was #232. There were 3 fatalities including a 3 month old infant and there were about 60 injuries. The river in the foreground is the Winooski. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. The Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. The engineer was Harry Palmer and the locomotive was #232. There were 3 fatalities including a 3 month old infant and there were about 60 injuries. The river is the Winooski. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 61 with coal car at roundhouse
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Toppled railroad car and flooding at the railroad bridge in Newport, Vermont
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Toppled locomotive on collapsed railroad bridge at Stoney Brook Bridge, south of Northfield. Accident occured on February 28, 1910, according to v. 2 of Railroads of Vermont. To the right is Vermont Central locomotive #200 with a flatbed car and a baggage car. A large ice jam is in the foreground. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Submerged railroad tracks in 1909 near the crossing that goes to Haverhill, New Hampshire from Newbury, Vermont. A row of telephone poles stretches from the left foreground to the center background. Several persons are standing on a handcar in the background and one man is standing with a rifle on the railroad ties. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Floods, Vermont, Postcards
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 75 with several freight cars attached
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
47 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont Central Railroad, Vermont and Canada Railroad
Central Vermont Railway wreck on May 14, 1912 with W & LE freight car #21364 on top of the wreck of another freight car. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger High water on the Connecticut River on the left, with Waits River on the right. Bradford railroad station is in the distance, with Boston & Maine freight cars and piles of lumber in the foreground. Clothes are hanging on the line behind a house on the left. There is a covered railroad bridge over the Connecticut River. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Postcards
Train wreck at Williams River on March 14, 1920 near Bellows Falls, Vermont.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Bellows Falls
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Railroad tracks and cut stone tunnel and wooden pedestrian stairs to road in Newbury, Vermont
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Newbury
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Train wreck in Montpelier, Vermont, with collapsed railroad bridge and locomotive partly in the river, with onlookers on both river banks and homes in the background.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Montpelier, Railroad bridges, Vermont, MOntpelier
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Canadian National Railway Station in Island Pond, Vermont, with commercial buildings in background
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Island Pond
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Vermont Railroads Collection
by Howard Towsley
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Rutland Railroad locomotive 106 in the Rutland yard with attached coal tender and coal cars under the large coal tipple.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland, Railroads, Yards, Locomotives
Source: Gift of Steven Mumley
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Steam locomotive pulling into train station in Bethel, Vermont, with several people on the platform
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Bethel
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 43
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad station in Hardwick, Vermont, with several people on the platform and freight cars on the tracks.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Hardwick
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 65 at roundhouse.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Steam locomotive with passenger cars on the high bridge in Ludlow, Vermont, with a road in the foreground and a house next to the road, beyond the bridge.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Ludlow
Source: Middlebury Special Collections